Subject: Re: A TODO list for cardbus/ PCMCIA support.
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/16/1999 22:21:05
Chris g. demetriou writes:

>as has been stated before, the 'right' abstraction for this type of
>stuff is by slot.  autoconfiguration might look like:

Sorry, Chris, I dont think thats true. A slot-based architecture
precludes the flexibility which, in today's OS market, is necessary.

I agree 100% that a slot-based scheme is the best fit for our current
conception of autoconiguration. Problem is, that model of
autoconfiguration is no longer adequate.